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● Workday has appointed Carl Eschenbach CEO. He was appointed co-CEO alongside Aneel Bhusri, Workday coCEO, co-founder and chair in December 2022.

Workday entered the local market in 2018 and serves many blue-chip, South African-headquarte­red companies, including Absa, Pick n Pay, Old Mutual and Adcorp.

Bhusri will remain as co-founder and executive chair as well as serve as a strategic adviser to Eschenbach.

“Working alongside Aneel for the past year has been a highlight of my career, and has solidified my belief in the opportunit­ies ahead for Workday,” Eschenbach said. “I’m honoured to serve as CEO of this incredible company, and to continue working with our world-class leadership team and more than 18,000 Workmates around the globe.”

● Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) has appointed Tshepo Kgobe CEO. He assumed the role on February 1 and succeeds William Dachs.

Gauteng MEC for transport and logistics Kedibone Diale-Tlabela announced the appointmen­t in September 2023. Kgobe had served as COO at the GMA for the past four years.

Kgobe is an engineer with technical expertise in infrastruc­ture, energy, mining and the railway environmen­t.

He has experience managing complex projects and operations and was responsibl­e for the engineerin­g and project management of the trackwork subsystem at the start of the Gautrain project.

● Ravikumara­n Govender has been appointed Momentum Metropolit­an’s chief digital and technology officer.

He has been the Momentum Metropolit­an group digital transforma­tion executive and has more than 15 years of service in the financial services and consulting industries.

Govender’s qualificat­ions include an MBChB from UCT and an MSc in management from the University of Edinburgh. He is also a certified retail banker.

“I am pleased to welcome Ravi to the Momentum Metropolit­an group executive committee and into his new role,” said Momentum Metropolit­an group CEO Jeanette Marais.

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